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NBC
Jul 16, 2012 12:00pm EDT
crews discovered a rift. the project should take about two weeks, and some residents in baltimore city, anne arundel, and howard county may notice a slight decrease in water pressure. officials are urging residents to conserve water as much as possible during those repairs. >> it will be hot for those men and women working on that water main today. the heat back on. hd doppler is showing high clouds through harford county, northern baltimore county, down to montgomery county and bc we are talking about as hot temperatures. i am afraid to use the triple digits, but by wednesday, we could see those. 89 at the airport. humidity is not too bad right now. it will build over the next couple of days. it will end, i promise. i will talk about it in the insta-weather-plus forecast. >> a man is shot and killed in home invasion in baltimore city, and two others are heard. it happened on a lothian road in baltimore. we will keep you updated on the tv 11 and wbaltv.com. now to the latest on the search for the accused gunman over the weekend. investigators said saturday night, 29-year-old tuan thiam
NBC
Jul 31, 2012 6:00pm EDT
annapolis with the latest. >> concerns include the lack of movement to get baltimore city approval, their debt, and have not gotten construction financing. >> we have determined that the applicant has met the applicable requirements. >> this is what they have in mind. 307 -- 3750 slots, 4,000 parking spots. >> we are decided to come to baltimore city. it's good for us. it's good for the city. >> the facility will be just south of m & t bank stadium. it will become the second- largest one in maryland and operate under the harrah's brand. >> the spectrum noted a concern about the high debt burden and recommended that the commission monitor this annually. >> there have been no construction documents completed or prepared from november when you appeared before us. >> they blame it on changes to design. they expect to give the city where they need to move forward in september. officials are sure it would also be completed in september. the casino will give baltimore another $16 million in revenue. the mayor will use it to lower the property tax rate. >> we feel confident if they are not
NBC
Jul 26, 2012 5:00pm EDT
spotted in baltimore city. we are told these men have failed to register on a weekly basis. anyone with informational about them, call the police. >> new details tonight regarding the investigation into violet ripken's induction. the aberdeen police department has released a photograph of the suspect. david collins has the latest on the search for that man. >> this is a picture of the suspect. please ask, do you know this man? if so, give us a call. aberdeen police believe this is the man who abducted violet ripken at gunpoint outside her home on tuesday. all white male, 180 pounds with short brown hair and glasses. correct it enough that individual, we asked them to call. >> a team of agencies is working on the case. the ever been police department is in charge. authorities have not developed a motive. police say her hands and feet were bound with duct tape and the suspect drove for a round in her car for some 24 hours and then abandoned her and the vehicle in her neighborhood. >> i saw a white sweater being weighed outside a car window. i asked the lady inside and she needed help
ABC
Jul 10, 2012 5:30pm EDT
>>> now, abc 2 news at 5:30. >>> right now, a baltimore city firefighter is charged with running an online prostitution ring. jamar marvin simmons, a 10-year veteran of the fire department, was arrested. we'll have much more coming up at 6. >>> good news tonight when it comes to the health of the chesapeake bay. according to reports, maryland is on track to meet its goals for improving the health of the bay. maryland has exceeded its cover crop goal as far as the future goals. the report says urban septic system pollution -- >>> students in baltimore are showing progress in math but not so much in reading. the state department of education results were released today. >>> we start tonight focusing on your money and the taxes that you pay. it's convenient. open 24 hours and right now it's tax-free. we're talking about online shopping. but all that tax-free shopping may soon change. >> how about organic green iced tea? >> reporter: if you buy anything from a store in washington, d.c., the sales tax is 10%. but if you bought something online from a business that doesn't have a phys
NBC
Jul 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >> and a couple of days, baltimore's city's top cop will be stepping down. and -- baltimore city's top couple of stepping down. >> is the commissioner announced in may that he is retiring after more than 30 years on the force. the last five, as you mentioned, as police commissioner. he is leaving behind a big shoes to fill. he got a problem with a baltimore sendoff. he threw out the first pitch at the orioles game. he says he will miss his job when he retires wednesday, but looking forward to what he will do next. >> something fun and far-less stressful. maybe my hair will grow back. i'm looking forward to it and i am anxious to get started. >> his career includes more than 30 years on the baltimore police force, the last five as commissioner. there's been a 45% drop in overall gun crime and the fewest number of homicides in 35 years. he attributes a lot of it to the change in culture. at the grass-roots activism. during his tenure, he became known as his passionate language for addressing crime in the city. >> i will not miss the opportunity to talk about bad guys with guns. for me, that has
NBC
Jul 31, 2012 12:00am EDT
with information is urged to call baltimore county police. >> baltimore city police say they need your help in locating a vehicle reportedly used in a homicide. investigators say three men took off in the victim's 2004 silver honda odyssey after shooting him several times. it happened around 10:00 p.m. sunday night in evisham avenue. detectives say the suspect should be considered armed and dangerous. the victim, hammond bridges, died from his wounds. >> the man accused of plotting a terrorist attack in prince georges county is still undergoing a mental health evaluation. formal challenges -- charges still havhad to be filed. he told his supervisor he would attack the work place after a burning he was soon to be fired. he reportedly referred to himself as the joker. a search of his apartment uncovered dozens of guns and thousands of rounds of commission. charges have been filed against the man accused of killing 12 and wounding dozens more inside a colorado movie theater. james colmes has been charged with several crimes including 24 counts of murder and 116 counts of attempted murder. two
CBS
Jul 25, 2012 12:00pm EDT
at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. >>> a baltimore city man is behind bars charged with first degree murder. police say 20-year-old mark brown was driving with phillip weather ford in hartford county yesterday when they got into an argument. they say that's when brown stabbed weather ford who later died. he owns a funeral home in baltimore city. >>> the shooting in aurora, colorado is sparking a national debate on gun control just as a major court ruling could put thousands more weapons in the hands of marylanders. a federal judge has lifted a stay on his ruling that maryland's gun permit is unconstitutional. that means in two weeks marylanders will be able to carry handguns without having to show a good and substantial reason. >>> the first funeral following the theater shootings will be held in colorado today. this comes as this community dealing with a horrific act of -- random act of violence. ron matz is live with more. >> reporter: the first funeral for one wofr the victims will be -- for one of the victims will be held later today. this comes as colorado see firearms sale go through
NBC
Jul 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
're on lake charles -- lake charles and -- lake avenue in the city. baltimore city has more than 14,000 people still without power. this road behind me is closed down because a few blocks down you have a number of downed trees sitting on power lines. i talked to some staff by patrols. their job is to make sure nobody comes down this road. they will babysit this area until crews come down here to clean up the maess. the number of power outages continues to shrink daily. for those without power, that number is not soon enough. 56,000 customers are still in the dark. one community in baltimore county, residents have had a hard time adjusting to no electricity or know how water. they said is been so frustrating. myi'm having to go to niece's house to shampoo my hair. i'm going to charge my phone over there. i'm going to use her computer for a few minutes to see what has been going on on my computer. i'm running out of batteries. >> b.g.e. tells us they will continue to work through putting up the power and they expect to have resolved hopefully by this weekend. live in baltimore, nadia ramdass, wb
CBS
Jul 6, 2012 6:00pm EDT
in baltimore county. five of them have been in baltimore city. many of the victims have had underlying heart problems. and it certainly underscores how dangerous this heat can be. >> reporter: the death toll keeps rising across maryland, during one of the longest stretches of temperatures above 95 degrees in state history. and those who have to work outside are doing their best to stay hydrated and safe. >> it can get pretty hectic. have to drink a lot of fluids. have to keep you balanced. >> it's very, very bad. but we work because i need money. i need to pay the bills. i need --ue know. -- you know. we need work. >> reporter: most of the deaths have been in baltimore city, men, over 65, with heart problems. but no one is immune from the danger. >> the longer this goes on, as people become sort of used to it, they may lose sight of the fact that it continues to be a real hazard. >> we want to avoid any deaths at all. and if people stay cool and hydrated, we can avoid those negative outcomes. >> he's the biggest problem. pavement gets really hot. i try to keep really short walks. >> reporter
CBS
Jul 13, 2012 12:00pm EDT
on a temporary warrant charging him with first degree murder. >>> the baltimore city fire department is changing its social media guidelines. gigi barnett is in the news room with the details. >> reporter: the city fire department says it's taking a second look at its rules on social media. fire department leaders say they may change their rules on what comments firefighters can post on social media sites. the move coming after firefighters post information on websites like twitter. some firefighters say the new poll sis could speak their rights to speak their right. the city police force is working on its policy as well. >> some of the complaints posted on twitter include the city's decision to close three fire companies. >>> a victory for baltimore. wells fargo will pay millions of the city. baltimore sued wells fargo assuming sub prime lending practices. wells fargo agreed to pay $175 million to eight cities and states, including baltimore getting $7.5 million. the settlement also gives restitution to city redents. >>> the secret service is investigating a report that a police officer made th
FOX
Jul 20, 2012 6:00am EDT
... a majority of the outages are in baltimore city. city.here's a look at the latest numbers... total- anne arundel-baltimore city- baltimore county- the damaging weather comes as more than 300 thousand people are preparing to attend artscape in the city. city. joel d. smith is live on the charles street bridge to see how the exhibits and tents survived the storm. good morning joel d. america's largest free arts festival, attracting 350,000+ attendees over three days. artscape 350,000+ attendees over arts festival, attracting 350,000+ attendees over arts festival, attracting america's largest free america's largest free arts festival, attracting 350,000+ attendees over three days. artscape artists, 3 stages... 17 generators350k one hour earlier... 3 coming up... the number of whooping cough cases is expected to hit a record high this year. we'll tell you why... and the group of people who are most at risk. and we're continuing to follow breaking news out of colorado... where a shooting at a midnight showing of the new batman movie... leaves at least 14 people dead.the latest we're learni
CBS
Jul 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
as the medical examiner completes more autopsies. seven of those who died live in baltimore city, three in baltimore county, and most of them were elderly men. >> reporter: the heat wave is history. fueling storms that left hundreds of thousands without power. and killing a stunning 18 people in maryland. >> the humidity is up. but the temperature is down. >> reporter: way down. but before the record heat left, it buckled pavement, including part of u.s. 50. and buckled train tracks. it even left this u.s. airways jet stuck, sunk into soft pavement. >> pure hell. really. it has been awful. >> reporter: tell me about today. >> it's heaven. i love it. i love it. >> we can walk up to the snowball stand today. >> i turned off my air conditioner. save on that electric bill. >> reporter: but with the cool front came storms that knocked out another 15,000 bge customers. >> i heard that big bang. transformer blew. wire fell down. >> reporter: the utility restored most of them. bge has three weeks to issue a full report to the public service commission on the main outages last week. that commiss
CBS
Jul 9, 2012 4:00pm EDT
. most of the outages were in baltimore city and baltimore county. >> reporter: finally, relief from the heat, after more than a week of sweltering temperatures that killed at least 13 people in maryland and more than 45 nationwide. it buckled train tracks and roads. even softened pavement enough to get this jet stuck. >> does she wear glasses or contacts? >> and there could be more deaths, as final numbers are tallied and official reports are coming in from the medical examiner. the hot air fueled storms that left more than 7,000 people without power last week. and more storms last night, knocked out power again to hundreds after bge just finished restoration efforts. the utility will file a report with the public service commission, which regulates it, within three weeks about their response. and the psc will hold hearings over whether it was appropriate. many won't soon forget those stifling temperatures. >> i'm really glad that there's air conditioning. >> a lot of people are sick of it. >> it is for now. but summer is only just beginning. >> reporter: construction work continues
CBS
Jul 26, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the sun. and emergency cooling centers are open in baltimore city, as well as several surrounding counties. we're also watching for the chance of storms in our region, as we take a live look outside right now. looks pretty. feels a lot different. let's go to bob turk right now. he's tracking the heat and first warning doppler radar. >> take a look at temperatures, still in the mid90s. d.c. just jumped to 100 degrees as you can see. but that dew point is so much higher. in fact, it's about 22 degrees higher than yesterday. so the 96 degrees we have right now and 100 in d.c., when you combine that with a high dew point, it feels like 10 degrees warmer than yesterday. d.c., 12 degrees warmer than yesterday but that makes it feel like 107 here and in d.c. yesterday at this time, it felt like 84. that's a big, big difference. 109 in pax river. 95 in ocean city, where it is quite a bit cooler. now, until 8:00 tonight, we have a heat advisory in effect. and to our north and northwest, severe thunderstorm watches until 10:00 tonight, including garrett county and some severe weather going on across
NBC
Jul 20, 2012 5:00am EDT
he leads police on a pursuit from baltimore city into anne arundel county. police tried to stop 26-year-old darryl watson jr. for a seat belt violation on druid hill avenue yesterday evening. but he took off, leading police on a pursuit to the edge of baltimore city, where they called off the chase. sky team followed the car on to route 100. the car andilted on to telegraph road and centers crossed the center line and slammed into another car. officers with canine caught him in a vacant house half a mile away. >> very scary, because had i left work when i was supposed to, i could have been a part of that accident, which, thank god, i stayed at work a little late. >> police say watson was not the owner of the vehicle he was driving and was in violation of a parole warrant no. one was injured during the chase. >> we knew storms were coming last night, but the rain was awfully heavy. currently more than 7,000 customers are still without power this morning, but that's down from nearly 30,000 since the storm first hit. take a look at some of the flooding in the fells point area last nig
WNUV
Jul 11, 2012 12:30am EDT
, the baltimore grand prix is slated to racee through city streets..... it not only shuts down business....it shuts off sales.... organizers of last years race lost millions of dollars....and left many bills un-paid. this year....theee's a new set of invessorssand nascar's michael it. (mayor) "i don't e - thinkkanybody can bb frustrated about andretti motor sports being eight weeks to go, the new organizers are already predicting this race will lose money. but with a five turn a profit next year. t (17736:44) "you're not going pt gee it right the first time out." (17:54:18) "i think in order tooestablish certain reddntials as a city,, you haae to do it a few times even if you loseemoney." (18:20:50) "hh's awfully luckyyhe can lose money this yearr ttey don't care about last year and have never recouped from laat year.. in federal hill, they've gained a race....and lostta business. ( 3 organizers aren't saying how many tickets arr sold ffr ttis planning to unleash a marketing campaign next weekk...and insist ticket &psales are on target with
FOX
Jul 16, 2012 10:00pm EDT
sunset...//. the... search... resumes tom'w. 3 baltimore city police...need your help... fighting back.../ investigating... a ...triple shooting... this morning... in... north baltimore... that... left... one person dead. police say... two suspects ... entered... a home... near lothian... and... turnbridge road.../ the... suspects... then shot... three people... inside the home..../ a,... male victim... was shot in the head.../ he... later died..../ no... word ...on the condition... of... the other... two victims.... .or... the whereabouts of the suspects. baltimore police... arrest ...32- year- old... eras-mo... sandobal... and... 30- year- old... alberto ramos...//for... a shooting... at... a... southeast baltimore bar...//.it... happened saturday ... at... the "rancho blanco".... on... south fagley street.../.police... say... the 2... entered the bar.. / then... shot the victim...//. one... man... was detained... in... the bar.../ the... other ... ran away..../ th
CBS
Jul 31, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. >>> had is wjztv and wjz.com. baltimore. >> from the cities, the countys to your neighborhood. now, it is complete coverage. it is wjz. maryland's news station. >>> getting bigger. a sinkhole downtown widens. >> how it is effecting businesses and residences. >> i am jessica kartalija. >> i am don scott. >> here is what people are talking . >> it could take nine days to stabilize that sinkhole that is effecting businesses and homes on east monument street. we break down the growing problem and what is done to fix it? good afternoon, mike. >> reporter: good afternoon, jessica. adafternoon, everybody. it looks significantly different. there is more heavy equipment here. some of the damage is so bad people could temporarily lose water. a big sinkhole is getting bigger. it opened last week shutting down monument street near john hopkins hospital. the cause is a cult vet that collapsed. public works officials are concerned that sanitation collection lines may have been compromised. water was suspended to some buildings in the block of east monument street. >> this is the aging infra
CBS
Jul 6, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of the deaths have been in baltimore city. five of them. and there have been about 60 heat-related emergency room visits every day throughout the state. >> reporter: even before the sun came up, it was a hot one. one of the longest stretches in maryland history, of temperatures above 95 degrees. for some, if you can't beat the heat, go full-bore into the sun. >> i'm not a big hot weather person. but you wouldn't be able to talk with me here dripping in sweat in the sun. >> it's irritating. >> reporter: for others it was time to hit the shade. the temperatures are rising. most of those who have died are men older than 65 who live in baltimore. >> people who have chronic illness, particularly heart problems, they do worse with the heat. and they do worse with every day of the heat. so you can see increasing problems and increasing deaths as the heat wave goes on. >> avoid alcohol. keep hydrated. and monitor yourself. monitor your body. but we can survive this well if we take the necessary precautions. >> i can't move any slower than what i'm already moving. [ laughter ] >> i find that i have n
CBS
Jul 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
-year veteran of the baltimore city fire department. he is now suspended without pay, pending an internal investigation. vic? >> mary, thank you. simmons was a firefighter with truck 25 out of rowland park. >> controversy continues out of plans to give fire chief james clack a contract extension and a pay raise. comes at a time when fire companies are being closed. >> derek valcourt explains, a vote on the measure was taken today, as more opponents speak out. derek? >> well, the mayor says the fire chief has earned that pay raise. but firefighters and some city residents say the fire chief is benefiting from their loss. >> reporter: the permanent closure of three city fire companies because of three budget constraints already had firefighters angry. which is why the mayor's request had firefighters union leaders saying no way. >> this [ inaudible ] i don't think chief complak or his command staff should take the raise. >> reporter: but in a 3-2 vote, the city board of estimates agrees to extend the contract for six years. the deal grants clack more than $28,000 worth of pay in
CBS
Jul 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
wants to rewrite the rules on social media. >> the latest heated battle in baltimore city's fire department is over twitter and what firefighters can and can't post on social media. it comes after some criticism of the mayor and chief online, including con controversy over the chief's pay raise when fire documents are closing. one tweet said, save yourself, there's no medics but you can call the mayor on the video phone. the department says the new guidelines are not to effect free speech. >> simply to establish concise guidelines and bount bound -- boundaries for which our members are communicate concerns. >> still the firefighters union is troubled enough that they're meeting with lawyers and the department next week. >> that's our main concern is firefighters are protected. that's our only concern. >> i want to make sure our remembers are covered -- members are covered. >> the employees can face punishment in limited situations. the maryland general assembly that says you do not have to share your user names and passwords with your employers. >> it's like tapping a phone and l
NBC
Jul 15, 2012 9:00am EDT
, wbal-tv 11 news. >> we now know the name of the person shot and killed by baltimore city police. police say a man had a semi- automatic gun. he took off. they caught up with him in front of a home in that block and he was still carrying the gun. >> at that point, shooting the suspect, the weapon has been recovered. >> that suspect has been identified as a 22-year-old. we have learned that he was a veteran of the department. >> police say the book he was shot in the arm. that is when police said the two men showed up, pulled out a gun, demanded money, and made the victims take off their clothes. one of the friends tried to run away and was shot after the shooting. >> the body of a man was discovered. it looks like a man somebody and it has been there for quite some time. the remains were taken for further investigation. now for the race to the white house. president obama campaigned for the second straight day. but the romney camp is fighting back. here is the latest. >> at a rally near richmond, virginia, hundreds of people see president obama the way he has seen them before. >> the pre
FOX
Jul 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
in .... anne rundel county... baltimore city... baltimore county... howard county... for links to a complete liss innyour county.. go to our website .. fox baltimore dot om lash morning. 3 map belair295bellirmap mapbelaar295 3 friiay's massive storms still have more han a hundred thousand b-g-e customees paking up without power this mo. morning.heee's a lookkat the latest numbers.according to b-g-e's website... total... anne arundel county...anne coonty...baltimore ity... l - county... howard county... 3&the good news is... b-g-e has &prestored power to more than a half-million of itsscustomers and they're still working around the clock. clock.fallen trees on power lines are b-g-e's main focus today.the company is reminding intensive cleanup and they aree- askiig for your patience. they've also called in crews from around the ccuntry to helpputility contractors from massachusetts, texas, florida and even canadd... are lending a hand this week. < "that's why the whole line industryy.. they all stickk toggther and when ou nned help, we're here to help."> help.">b-g-e is also warning cu
NBC
Jul 29, 2012 5:00am EDT
's all on wbaltv.com. click on olympics. >> here this morning, a saturday shooting in baltimore city is now listed as a homicide. police responded it a call for shots fired in the 1400 block of poplar grove street around 2:30 saturday morning. that's where they found 30-year-old jermaine blue suffering from a gunshot wound. he was taken to an area hospital where he later died. city officers are also investigating a suspicious death in the downtown area. just after 5:00 a.m. saturday, police got word of a possible shooting in the 300 block of south charles street. once on the scene, officers found a man suffering trauma to his upper body and the unidentified victim later died at an area hospital and so far, detectives haven't found any evidence that a shooting occurred. they are now waiting for results of an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death. anyone with information on either case is asked to contact the city police department. >> a police officer is recovering this morning after being hit by a driver under the influence. authorities in howard county say yolanda merchanson
NBC
Jul 16, 2012 5:00am EDT
to feel close to 105 degrees in baltimore city. we're expecting a rise in the mid 90's. top off the humidity and it feels a few degrees higher. isolated thunderstorms are possible if this afternoon. we're mostly dry bank on tuesday with sunshine and high is up to 97. hot and humid weather continues through wednesday. temperatures drop tremendously this weekend. we could use the rain so we're hoping for that. >> if your kids are not quite thrilled with nature, some tips to keep them entertained this summer. bring a drug died so kids can see where they're going. pack a toy or a frisbee and bring plenty of water and energy snacks. bring light weight emerges to jackets for sudden down towards. sometimes it feels like you need a first-aid kit when you're going to the process of getting a new job. google yourself. managers, you want them to see positive posts. be knowledgeable of during potential interviews. it is that time of year we see more car ads on tv offering incredible deals. there's one that caught our eye. >> the chevy love it or return it guarantee. >> consumers can keep an
ABC
Jul 16, 2012 6:30am EDT
is live with breaking news of a triple shooting in baltimore city. sherrie johnson has information on a shooting at nail salon in ellicott city. >> reporter: it feels like i'm in a sauna. a steam bath to be accurate. we can see the sun, clouds are mixing in through today. that's the name of the game. as you step out the door, be on the lookout for the humid weather. this is what is going on now as we look at the graphics here, dundalk, we are looking at a little bit of clouds starting and then we see the sunshine. no matter where you go, the sun cloud mix is the name of the game for today. temperatures coming in around 73 degrees, millersville, northeast, pilesville 69. that's the first 60 i have seen all morning long. we are definitely dealing with humid conditions outside. also, very warm, hot, so we have a heat advisory that is in effect for the areas there shadessed in the orange color until 8:00 this evening. most likely extended through time. we look at maryland's most powerful radar, we have a chance for an isolated shower or storm to pop up in to the afternoon time frame. i
ABC
Jul 3, 2012 5:30pm EDT
and baltimore city continue to be the areas with the most outages. we have baltimore county pat 53,000. the city at 36,000 followed by anne arundel, howard and carroll. let's take a live look at parkville. they're cleaning up from last friday night's storm, but now there's another system -- another system coming in. let's check in with wyatt everhart. >>> we're tracking a line of scattered thunder storms as they push in from the north and west. right out of the gate this is not similar to anything we're facing. unwelcome news. this is a robust garden variety. no severe warning on this storm. the however, we do have a severe storm moving through garrett county, more offing into cumberland, containing quite a bit of lightning. it's an area we have to watch as it pushes from southwest to northeast. after they clear the high country, we could see scattered storms moving into the western suburbs, carroll county and baltimore county. it's unwelcome because that would disrupt power line work which we should continue to
CBS
Jul 18, 2012 6:00am EDT
before it decides whether to reassess baltimore's population. >> city planers estimate baltimore could gain or lose $90 million in federal funding, defending how the bureau responds. >>> for the first time in more than two decades john hopkins falls from the number one ranking. hopkins was demoted to the number two spot this year. it's massachusetts general claiming the top spot this year. hopkins is still ranked number one in five specialities. >>> today the red cross is asking for your health. our recent storms and the blazing hot temperatures that followed have left the red cross in need some assistance. to find out how you can help go to wjz.com and look for this story in the local news section. >>> a young girl plunges from a third story window air conditioner and a good semertian comes to her rescue. here is mary butbala -- bubala with amazing video. >> video shows a girl jump or fall from a third floor, caught by a good semertian. >> i heard somebody banging at the door stating my daughter was outside on the air conditioner. i had no idea what was going on. >> she said her autis
CBS
Jul 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
at the updated numbers. baltimore county still has it the worst with nearly 20,000 out. baltimore city, howard county and anne arundel county are also hit hard. in total, about 44,000 bge customers are without power right now. >> well, here's more frustrating news for those in the dark. this heat is growing more intense. emergency rooms are starting to fill up with patients who are dehydrated or worse. monique griego has late word on moredeaths linked to this receipt heat wave. >> reporter: another day under a vicious sun, as triple-digit temperatures bear down on baltimore. >> the humidity has made it unbearable. doesn't matter if you're in the shade or in the sun. >> i'm sweating water now. i feel like a walking river right now. >> reporter: people sweating it out in the city, try to refuel, create their own shade, or simply ditch a few layers in an effort to stay cool. >> it's horrible. hot and sweaty is not a good feeling. >> on the way to keep cool. umbrella, fans and water. >> reporter: but when it's in hot, the weather isn't just uncomfortable. it can be dangerous. >> we definitely see
CBS
Jul 19, 2012 12:00pm EDT
on the issue on the november ballot. >>> under armor honors a baltimore city schoolteacher for redefining what it means to be a female athlete. kaitlyn lodis is one of four winners. she trained girls for 10 weeks until they could run 1 million and tracked all of their progress online. she now gets an underarmor sponsorship deal that includes training and athletic gear. >>> syria's president disappears as the un getting ready to vote to end the violence there. where he may have gone. >> let's hear it for the girls, actresses dominate this year's emmy dominations. >> tim williams will be back with your updated first warning weather forecast. ,,,,,, [ male announcer ] now at your neighborhood subway: the new santa fe steak melts. get extra grande flavor with the santa fe steak & bacon melt. juicy steak, crispy bacon, and melted cheese with creamy santa fe caesar. or try adding egg for a santa fe steak, bacon & egg melt -- a favorito for breakfast but muy bueno any time of day. get to your local subway and claim your steak today -- with new santa fe steak melts. subway. eat fresh. >>> it's partly
ABC
Jul 31, 2012 5:30pm EDT
bid police. investigators are still looking for more leads in this case. >>> baltimore city police commissioner bealefeld beam -- fred bealefeld spent his last day on the job. under his lead, baltimore has seen violent crime decrease over the past five years. the commissioner says he's unsure what his next more of will be. >>> a panel from the state has approve lad license for that compos in because the. the the -- rocky gap has scaled down their original plans from 850 slot machines down to 500. >>> well, a quiet neighborhood in littlersville was interrupted by screams and the sounds of police helicopter. a man attacked his moghts are-- mother. >> i'm a big yard person, so i was working on my yard. >> reporter: that's what terry was doing in this ser reason neighborhood. police say this man, 21-year-old james zito became very enraged in his home. >> volatile in nature. restrained family members. the mother arrived home and he ended up stabbing her and fleeing on foot oar are the here risks scene spilled outside and terry saw it unfold. >> the moargtd -- mother was laying in the ya
FOX
Jul 18, 2012 10:00pm EDT
...after the break 3 disabled woman ... is... suing... baltimore... city... community college... for... 10- million.../ after ... she... says... a... teacher ...called her... stupid! first on fox tonight... myranda... stephens ... live... in... northwest baltimore - / with... why... the lawsuit... is.. .going... in her favor! carla dilone says she was consttntly humiliated by her former teachers here at b-c-c-c. but now she's aking the college to school on a 10- million dollar discrimination lawsuit... and so far... she's ! winning! 13:06 i'm partially deef, i don't hear nothing from the right side carla dilone is a divorced mother of four... who in 2001... was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. 1225 you're going to be in a wheelchair where you're going to be paralyzed. you can't have your independence and do as much as people normal could do, so your time is very limit to accomplish your dreams and your goals 37 but there was one dream dilone was determmned to live out. in 2006... she enrolled at baltim
CBS
Jul 5, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of which have been in baltimore city. and that danger is why doctors are telling people to stay out of the sun or find a cool place to cool off. >> reporter: another day under a vicious sun, as triple digit temperatures bear down on baltimore. >> the humidity has made it unbearable. doesn't matter if you're in the shade or in the sun. >> i'm sweating water now. i feel like a walking river right now. >> reporter: people sweating it out in the city. try to refuel. create their own shade, or simply ditch a few layers in an effort to stay cool. >> it's horrible. because it's so hot and sweaty. and it's just the noad -- not a good feeling. >> keeping cool with umbrella, water. >> reporter: but when it's this hot, the weather isn't just uncomfortable, it can also be dangerous. >> we definitely see a lot more people coming in who are dehydrated. they're not anticipating it. >> reporter: dr. michael witting works in the e.r.a. the -- e.r., the maryland medical center. he says people come in dehydrated, confused and weak. but it can get worse. >> the heat has been blamed for eight deaths in
CBS
Jul 7, 2012 6:00am EDT
. meghan mccorkell has the latest on the growing health concerns. >> good morning. baltimore city officials have now extended a state of emergency for another week as the heat continues to bear down on the city. >> the blazing hot sun taking its toll. >> incredibly shot. >> i have no energy. >> turn ing deadly. >> these temperatures are dangerous. >> nine heat related deaths now reported in maryland, five in baltimore city, two in montgomery county, one in wycomico and friday a new one in baltimore county. >> it's somebody's family member. that's why we tell people to prepare and check on each other. >> that's just what the city is doing. volunteers going door to door in powerless neighborhoods. another emergency command center now set up at the northern community action center. the african american festival is set to begin on saturday, forecasted to be the hottest day of the week. now organizers are are -- are are taking added pre-- are taking added precaution. >> we have missing tents. they're bring ing in cooling buses. >> with more than half a million people expected, extra ems units
CBS
Jul 16, 2012 4:00pm EDT
. >>> today's other story a heatadvisory in effect for baltimore city after a small break temperatures are back in the 90s with high humidity that pool looks like the perfect place to be. people who work outside must take precautions and drink plenty of fluids and here is a live lookout side, still hazy and hot let's go right to bernadette woods tracking temperature mrs. the first warning weather center. >>> -- temperatures in the first warning weather center. >>> first warning doppler radar similar to yesterday, just scattered about and really starting to develop these are drifting from the northwest, down to the southeast. we are going to see more as we head through the afternoon. thunderstorms building up and southwest of that, a thunderstorm, that will drift towards gaithersburg a few more on the east earn shore. this is just a small portion but the heat will continue and could expand over the next couple days. 94 degrees baltimore right now, the one spot, 77 in the mountains the dew point is high throughout the entire metro area, we are at least in the 90s except just along the wa
CBS
Jul 13, 2012 4:00pm EDT
floor and spread to the roof. the fire has been ruled accidental. >>> the baltimore city fire department is changing its social media guidelines. alex demetrick from the newsroom, with what is bringing about the change. alex. >> according to our media department, the baltimore sun, they are taking a second look at its rules on social media. fire department says they may soon change their rules on comments. this comes after some firefighters wrote inappropriate, insensitive, or inaccurate information on websites like twitter. some firefighters say policies could hinder their constitutional rights to free speech. the city's police force is also reportedly working on its policy as well. mary? >> sounds like complaints posted on twitter include the city's decision to close three fire companies for budgetary reasons. and the approval of a raise for baltimore's fire chief. >> nationwide outrage. a report finds that top school officials at penn state, including legendary coach joe paterno, covered up child sex abuse by jerry sandusky. joe paterno's family is file fighting back. >> we are here t
FOX
Jul 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the geico app today. supporters of the dream act have teamed up with baltimore city hall to launch a new campa. campaign. mayor stephanie ralwings blake is featured in a new ad that begins airing on t-v- today. today. melinda roeder is live at towson with word on how the mayor could make a difference. difference. 3 3
NBC
Jul 5, 2012 12:00pm EDT
are working to determine what sparked two separate night fires in baltimore city. the latest happen at the 4600 block of liberty heights ave. fire shot through the roof of the old ambassador movie theater. about an hour earlier, crews responded to the 400 block of robert street in north baltimore. there, crews found heavy fire in two-story row houses. president obama kicks off a bus tour through a key swing states as he swings into full campaign mode after the july 4 holiday t. hallie jackson has our commitment 2012 report. >> president obama will head to ohio today and pennsylvania tomorrow. don't expect it romney's camp to let the democrats still the spotlight. mitt romney greeted voters on independence day in new hampshire. he is there on vacation with his family. but his supporters will be on the campaign trail this week. president obama gets ready to leave the d.c. and head out. >> this is barack obama's first bus tour of the 2012 campaign. >> he will defend his economic policies and bailout of automakers. the president will push the same message on the road as he is pushing on
NBC
Jul 6, 2012 4:30am EDT
in baltimore city. ba [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. happy friday. i am jennifer franciotti. >> i am stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> will be close to 100 the next couple days. but relief is in sight. it will
NBC
Jul 14, 2012 11:00pm EDT
of these people. i really excited. >> coach pompay was a physical education teacher with baltimore city for 30 years before he retired in 2004. friends and family welcomed home soldiers from the 29th infantry division today returning from afghanistan. loved ones say they are relieved to have the troops back safe and sound. >> very proud. it is such a relief to see him and all the other trips that made it home safe. >> the troops were greeted with cheers as they arrived at b.w.i. several soldiers say they are happy to be able to relax for a while and spend time with family cared with the olympics a couple weeks away, london is on edge. now the company in charge of securities as they cannot hold up their end of the deal. ralph lauren is responding about the outfits the u.s. athletes will wear to the games. plus, something is happening across the country that force you to pay a lot more the you to pay a lot more the grocery the new santa fe steak melts. get extra grande flavor with the santa fe steak & bacon melt or add egg for a santa fe steak, bacon & egg melt, perfect for breakfast or any time
CBS
Jul 14, 2012 11:00pm EDT
in northwest baltimore city. police say they so the a man, 25-year-old devante bowman. police say he ran from a store and then reached into his pocket for a weapon and then was shot by awn officer. the officer is on paid administrative leave. >>> a talented teenager's life cut short in a car accident. today, family and friends say their final fair wells. the teen's lass mates say this accident has taught them an unforgettable plon. >> reporter: family and friends say 17-year-old alec cosgeria had everything going for him. a sphar on his swim team, a popular -- a star on his swim team, a popular student, and a popular duct tape business. >> he's a great kid, great attitude. >> he was very talented, so full of promise. touched a lot of people's lives. >> reporter: baltimore county police say alec was driving on green spring avenue after dinner with friends. somehow, he lost control of his car. it spun out on a curb and struck a tree. paramedics tried to save him, but he died at maryland shock trauma. his friends are in shock. >> it's just profound grief. we're sad and it's hard to figure out. >
ABC
Jul 9, 2012 5:30pm EDT
311 if you're in baltimore city. >>> well, we were just over a week out from those severe storms that knocked out power to more than a half million people, finally getting around to cleanup, and then another storm last night. if you live in baltimore county the bad news is you probably have a lot of debris all over place and the county knows what you're going through and has a plan. there are dumpsters and three permanent drop off facilities, one in white marsh and one in the hail thunderstorm area. >>> the black market is going green. thieves are making big bucks steeling oil from sidewalks and it's happening right here in maryland, too. susan shows us why this business is so lucrative. >> reporter: it's 3:00 a.m., and a man emerges from the red rooster are restaurant, he wears an official vest but instead of unlocking padlocks, he snaps them off. what's he after, believe it or not, cooking oil. >> does somebody just come up and do that sort of thing. i don't know why anybody would want to mess with that nasty stuff. >> reporter: this alleged thief messed with them before. the r
CBS
Jul 13, 2012 5:00pm EDT
? the baltimore city fire department wants new guidelines on what they can post on social media. wjz is live downtown. mike hellgren takes us behind the controversy. mike? >> reporter: mary, the department says this is not about silencing its critics. and wjz has learned union leaders will meet with department officials early next week to hash it all out. >> reporter: the latest heated battle in baltimore's fire department is over twitter. and what firetbieters can and can't post on -- firefighters can and can't post on twitter. it includes controversy over the chief's pay raise when fire companies are closing. one tweet read, save yourself. there are no medics. but you can call the mayor on her video phone. another questions how can the chief and mayor spat in your face. they say the new guidelines are notsz to re -- not to repress free speech. >> simply to establish concise guidelines and boundaries for which our members can communicate concerns. but it must be done, you know, decently and orderly. >> reporter: still, the firefighters union is troubled enough that they're meeting with lawy
NBC
Jul 18, 2012 6:00am EDT
and baltimore city leaders. the dpgovernor sat down yesterd with mike miller. o'malley says he's more confident a special session on the issue will happen this summer. supporters of expanded gambling want to add a casino in prince george's county and legalize table games at maryland casinos. >>> just about 6:07. robert griffin iii, we'll show you his new commercial that just hit the air. >>> plus, a rescue caught on tape. a woman in a wheelchair takes a frightening spill. >>> and when the hot and steamy weather could turn to stormy. weather and traffic on the ones, just ahead. >>> and next, it's not an olympic sport that maybe it should be. the viral video of some parallel ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [monotone] she says, "switch to progressive and you could save hundreds." call or click today. >>> check this out. a woman gets encouragement while she's trying to parallel park. some drunk soccer fans cheered for her and help her park in munster, germany. somebody posted this video on youtube on sunday and already it has more than a quarter million clicks. this video was reported when germany beat arg
CBS
Jul 5, 2012 4:00pm EDT
, about 45,000 bge customers are without power. baltimore city, baltimore county, still the hardest hit areas. stay with wjz for first warning weather coverage all summer long. for the updated forecast and a look at live doppler radar, log onto week.com. >>> the body of a man believed to be a missing jet skier is recovered in baltimore county. 47-year-old harry gillis was last seen early tuesday in essex. that afternoon, his jet ski was found drifting with the keys in the ignition. the coast guard searched a six- mile stretch of back river wednesday. last evening a body washed up near a dock. an autopsy will confirm the identity of the man and how he died. >>> the neighborhood watch volunteer who killed an unarmed florida teenager, could go free. a judge granted zimmerman bail for a second time. randall pinkston reports for wjz from new york. >> reporter: a judge set bail for george zimmerman at $1 million. that's a lot more than the $150,000 bond he was released on in april. but the judge revoked that bond last month, after prosecutors said zimmerman and his wife misled the court about
NBC
Jul 15, 2012 5:00am EDT
shot and killed by baltimore city police. it started at the 7-11 on reisterstown road yesterday. a man had a semiautomatic gun and when officers arrived he took off. they chased him to 5100 block of arbutus avenue and he was still carrying the gun. >> at this point the officer fired his weapon once shooting the suspect. the suspect died in the local hospital. >> this morning the suspect has been identified as 22-year-old davont everyone bowman. we have learned the officer is a six-year veteran. >> also in the city a man is recovering after police say he was shot in the biceps. apparently he was walking with a friend when two machine showed up and pulled a gun and demanded money and made them take off their clothing. one tried to run away and was shot by the suspect. in baltimore county a bid was discovered in the woods in north point. county police tell us somebody found the remains behind the exxon gas station. officials say it looks like a man's body and it has been there quite a while. the remains were taken it the state medical examiner's office for further investigation. to the ra
CBS
Jul 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of customers without power for days. wjz is live in north baltimore. monique griego explains what city and county leaders want to know. >> kai, their main concern is how we can be better prepared for another storm. but they also want more done to prevent heat-related deaths. >> reporter: heavy rain and hurricane-like winds. destroyed neighborhoods and left millions without power across the mid-atlantic. >> it was hot. it was terrible. >> reporter: viola bowers lost service for several days. but in this neighborhood off lake avenue, the damage was even worse. and homeowners were in the dark for a week or longer. >> people who drove around said this was like it was the epicenter. >> reporter: now, city and county leaders are asking bge and pepco, one main question. >> what else can they be doing to prepare us better, when these instances occur? >> reporter: baltimore county executive kevin cam nit is one of several leaders for maryland's largest jurisdictions to sign off on a letter to the public service commission. in it, they asked the psc to press the companies on several issues, incl
CNN
Jul 27, 2012 4:00am PDT
it was the crime was bad. >> at that time baltimore was the number one for killing city in america. to overcome that and rise above that and sit here and talk to you and try to describe that atmosphere to you, i'll be here all day. >> i want to talk a little bit about what i think a lot of people talk about which is your grandfather who's been described as your best friend. you were about to reach the pin cal of your career when he died in the commission of a crime. and i was surprised how it didn't make you turn angry and bitter. that surprised me a lot. most people that would -- never get over that and become hardened people and you haven't done that. why not? >> i was. >> you were a mad person? >> no question about it. i was young, you know, i just committed to go to wake forest, signed my letter of intent, probably the happiest day of my life. spent the night with my grandfather and the next night found out he had been murdered. i was bitter. i talked to my mom about when you're a kid you make rational decision, i don't know if i can hope anymore, my grand dad is at every game. and i questi
CBS
Jul 20, 2012 5:00am EDT
in baltimore city and the county as well as part of anne arundel county. baltimore city police were forced to block off a number of intersections because of flooding. >>> the parents of an 8-year- old prince william county boy are charged with felony child abuse. amy and matthew sweeney of net hollow court in bristow were arrested after the child turned up at a house on glen meadow lane and appeared to be lost. the boy had severe bruising all over his body. they believe the abuse happened on a constant basis. the child is in the custody of child protective services. >>> 5:04 now. 9 wants you to know there are new allegations of misspent tax dollars by the general services administration. the inspector general is now launching an investigation into a reward and motivation conference the gsa held in 2010 at a marriott in arlington. the one-day conference allegedly cost taxpayers almost $270,000. here's what some of the investigators think the money was spent on. $41,734 for travel, more than $34,000 to rent the venue, $28,364 for a time and temperature picture frames, $25078 for 4,000 drumst
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